Back Roads to Cold Mountain

Various Artists

Initial release : 2004

Smithsonian Folkways

This collection of music, assembled by John Cohen, includes a Bill Monroe tracks recorded when Peter Rowan was a member of his group.

Tracks / Musicians

  • Field Holler - T.J. Chesser
  • I Wish My Baby Was Born - Dillard Chandler
  • Look Down That Lonesome Road - Bill Cornett
  • Morning Sun - Sacred Harp Singers
  • Camp Chase - French Carpenter
  • John Brown's Dream -
  • Bright Sunny South - Dock Boggs
  • The Battle of Stone River - Oscar Parks
  • Sweet Glories Rush Upon My Sight - Old Regular Baptists
  • Roustabout - Dink Roberts
  • Fox Race - Joe Patterson
  • Jim and John - Ed Young, Lonnie Young and G.D. Young
  • The Day Is Past and Gone - Dorothy Melton
  • Omie Wise - Roscoe Holcomb
  • The Silk Merchant's Daughter - Dellie Norton
  • Hicks Farewell - Dillard Chandler
  • Three Little Babes - Texas Gladden
  • Wayfaring Stranger - Bill Monroe
  • Rank Stranger - Stanley Brothers
  • Christmas Time Will Soon Be Over - Fiddlin' John Carson
  • And I Am Born to Die - Doc Watson and Gaither Carlton
  • Pullin' the Skiff - Ora Dell Graham
  • Pumpkin Pie - Joe Thompson and Odell Thompson
  • Give the Fiddler a Dram - James Crase
  • Angel Band - E. C. Ball and Orna Ball
  • The Old Man Below - Gaither Carlton
  • When Sorrows Encompass Me 'Round - Tommy Jarrell and Fred Cockerham

  • Conceived, compiled and produced by - John Cohen
  • Original recordings - Francis Harper, John Cohen, Bill Cornell, Frederick Ramsey, Amelia Ramsey, Ken Davidson, Mike Seeger, Ken Rosenbaum, Pat Dunford, Jeff Todd Tilton, Cece Conway, Ralph Rinzler, Alan Lomax, John Lomax, Wayne Martin, Ray Alden
  • Mastering - Pete Reiniger
  • Photos - John Cohen, Roger Haile, Jim Bollman Collection
  • Booklet notes, John Cohen, Charles Frazier
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